The Lincoln Memorial Turns 100

| By J. Robert Parks | Gale In Context: U.S. History contains coverage of iconic U.S. landmarks, including the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC, which celebrates the centennial of its dedication this month. A monument for President Abraham Lincoln was first proposed in 1867, just two years after he was assassinated, but a lack of … Read more

Mental Health Awareness

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and its observance is more important than ever. An estimated 26 percent of Americans ages 18 and older―about 1 in 4 adults―suffer from a diagnosable mental disorder each year.1 Many suffer in silence because of the stigmas associated with mental illness and mental disorders. Often, people avoid treatment because they may … Read more

Spreading the Word about a New, Serious Hepatitis in Children

| By Brenda W. Lerner, RN, ALB | The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is spreading the word for pediatricians to look for signs in their young patients of an unusual disease that attacks the liver, causing a serious hepatitis-like syndrome. So far (as of late April 2022), the disease has killed one … Read more

Gale Literature Resource Center Additions Boost DEI Coverage

| By Gale Staff | Gale is excited to announce the inclusion of more than 2,000 additional entries in the Gale Literature Resource Center, drawn from 10 titles that were selected based on their unique perspectives that include both American and international experiences, often with an emphasis on first-person narratives. Most of these titles make … Read more

New Titles for Gale OneFile, May 2022

| By Gale Staff | Gale Academic OneFile Aesthetic Surgery Journal Open Forum (Oxford University Press) Peer-Reviewed Antibody Therapeutics (Oxford University Press) Peer-Reviewed FEMS Microbes (Oxford University Press) Peer-Reviewed International Journal of Accounting, Economics, and Finance Perspectives (International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines) Peer-Reviewed microLife (Oxford University Press) Peer-Reviewed Gale OneFile: Health and … Read more

Encouraging a Deeper Understanding of Native American History and Culture 

| By Elizabeth Mohn | Classroom teachers and school librarians strive to foster deep thinking and learning in the classroom. One way to do this is to focus on depth, not breadth, in learning. Native American history and culture are two areas where educators could encourage students to gain a deep understanding. Gale In Context: Elementary has … Read more

Honoring Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

| By Carol Brennan | The month of May is designated Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month to illuminate the contributions of millions of Americans whose family origins are in Pacific Rim nations or the Asian subcontinent. Layered throughout Gale In Context: Biography are hundreds of incisive essays that honor the most courageous … Read more